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Universal Sports Signs Deal With National Cable Television CooperativePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 18 / 14
Universal Sports today signed a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative, a group that represents around 900 small cable operators in carriage deals. Universal Sports previously had deals with NCTC members Google Fiber, Wave Broadband, GCI and Hawaiian Telecom. As part of the...
In Chicago, Mark Potash outlines the reasons why all-sports radio station WMVP was forced to change its format to more broad- based daytime programming. WMVP will still broadcast the Blackhawks, White
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The USFSA has lifted its ban on Washington Post reporter Christine Brennan covering figure skating events. The group had claimed Brennan "interjected her personal opinions into her coverage of the spo
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Chicago''s WMVP-AM is no longer an "around-the-clock" sports station, as a format change goes into effect today that drops sports talk from 6:00am to 7:00pm in place of simulcast from WLUP-FM. Accordi
In another view of boxing promoter Bob Arum''s decision to put Friday''s De La Hoya-Chavez fight, Hugh Panero, President of Request TV, the nation''s largest pay-per-view distributor, predicted that l